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Glenda Beavers

Glenda, a Russellville, Alabama native, moved to Tuscumbia as a teenager, where she still resides. She currently attends University of North Alabama. Glenda has worked in a pharmacy, hospital and has years of experience private sitting for seniors. "Seniors are such precious people to me, and I love being able to be a part of their life on a day to day basis at the Cottage," she says. Married 43 years, Glenda enjoys spending time with her two sons and five grandchildren. She attends Valdosta Baptist Church in Tuscumbia.

Recent Posts

World's Senior Population Expected to "Boom" by 2050

Currently, people ages 65 and older make up a little less than 9 percent of the population worldwide. A new report commissioned by the Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Could Change Healthcare for Seniors

Some researchers say that artificial intelligence (AI) will ultimately change the way senior care is done, and many say that it is already changing things this very moment. In the past few years, AI has proven to be ... Read More

5 Great Spring Break Vacations for Seniors

You don’t have to give up spring break just because you’re retired. Your kids may be grown and have their own families now, so you can pick any week of spring and have your own special spring break vacation, just you ... Read More

5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Keep a Journal

Journaling is a good way to help keep your mind healthy while recording specific parts of your life that you can share with loved ones later. Here are five reasons why seniors should keep a journal.

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10 New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

As one year comes to a close, many of us choose to make resolutions that we will try to carry on through the next year. If you are a senior who is interested in making a resolution or two for 2017, consider some of the following suggestions:

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What All Seniors Should Know About Flu Season

Each year in the United States, over 200,000 people are hospitalized because of the influenza virus, and about 36,000 people die from the virus. Senior adults are one of the most at-risk groups for catching the flu. ... Read More

How to Help Your Senior Mom Through the "Holiday Blues"

While the winter holidays are meant to be a time filled with loved ones and happiness, for some people, this season can cause intense feelings of sadness and even depressive episodes. Many seniors experience the Holiday ... Read More